Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I receive a small commission at no cost to you when you make a purchase using my link.: Episode 1151 – Dr. Tony Hampton joins Vinnie this Friday to discuss diet and diabetes, intermittent fasting, cultural diversity as it relates to health, environmental effects on health, and more!
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- Check out his website here!
- Practices in Chicago
- Became interested in diabetes more enthusiastically when his wife was diagnosed
- Easier to care more when it is in your home
- “Breakfast as the most important meal” was a campaign by Quaker
- NOT eating breakfast is actually healthier
- Particularly serves African American clients
- Help as many people as possible not have a bad outcome while still allowing them to maintain their culture
- People only seek things that justify their approach
- THAT’S a huge issue with health
- People aren’t willing to hear that they’re wrong
- LOOK for alternate opinions and delve into them
- Dr. Hampton is a straight shooter – These are the facts, here is the evidence. Here’s what to do with that.
DIET AND DIABETES
- When Dr. Hampton really started looking into all of this, he found the works of Jason Fung, and others like him
- He realized the diabetes meds only treat the syptoms
- People still have heart attacks and strokes while on meds
- He wanted to treat the cause, not the symptoms
- Realized insulin resistance was the problem
- Took YouTube, not med school, to learn this
- Dr. Hampton had some diabetes patients that tried intermittent fasting with incredible results
- IF saves money and time
- Wrote a fantastic book – Fix Your Diet, Fix Your Diabetes
- IF allows your body to heal more
- You need to rest to heal
- Even if you’re lean, your body has enough fat (especially when the meals you do eat are fatty) to make energy
- Went from 5% to 40-50% engagement once he pressed a big meat diet!
- Previously recommended vegetarian diet
- Show people how to eat, keep it simple
- How you eat, and your health depends on your environment
- For example, in stressful environments, your hormones will be messed up and easier to eat crap
- Socio-economic status has a large effect
- Poorer communities tend to eat worse
- Some of it is culture!
- Ex: not eating chili with corn bread is blasphemous in some communities
- Have to thing of it in terms of choices: ex: if I don’t eat the pasta, I can keep my eyesight
- Also, don’t put your life in the hands of others
- Use your choices to educate others in your environment